Photography for The Pike School viewbook, web site and publications.

Elementary school: More than a box of crayons

By Angela Brown When you reflect on your earliest memories of school, what comes to mind? Finger paint? Your first lunch box? The alphabet...
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Art and Family at Pike

By Emily Sandagata I have taught art in a variety of different schools, community art centers, and summer programs, and while many had strong...
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Diversity and Inclusion: Alive and Thriving in Lower School

By Jenn Elkin Every day at Pike we teach, practice and learn about being respectful, building community, and communicating caringly. The celebration of Martin...
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How Do You Create a Safe and Kind School?

By Bo Baird  By working at it each and every day. It begins the first week of school when students lay out their hopes...
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Students Thinking and Engaging in Metascience…. you know…. STEM

By Rob Smith As I was reading an article from Educational Leadership about “STEM For All,” it all started to come together for me;...
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Laughing Matters

By Colleen Welsh While walking past a 7th grade classroom, I noticed out of the corner of my eye, a group of students all...
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Behind the Scenes of a Festive Tradition

By Fran Mellin For me, one sure sign that winter break is rapidly approaching comes in the form of an e-mail from the Head...
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A Focus on Process

By Muddy Waters I recently came across an article whose title (The Three Most Important Questions You Can Ask Your Teenager) caught my attention. ...
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The Sweet Sound of Success

By Christen Hazel In my other life, I was an art teacher.  At Pike, I’ve had the opportunity to share my passion for the...
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What Are PLCs Anyway?

By Muddy Waters Pike School adopted the Professional Learning Community model five years ago. While it had been better known in the public school...